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2012-05-01 21:31:01

Surgeons find that some patients report less preoperative anxiety, less postoperative pain, and higher rates of overall satisfaction A patient education process may provide an antidote to the emotional and physical difficulties that lung cancer patients face before and after an operation, according to a new study published in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.  Specifically, researchers report that lung procedure patients who watched a 30-minute...

2012-03-29 02:39:55

Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced that safety results from the first 12 patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) to receive its stem cells were reported online in the peer-reviewed publication, Stem Cells, on March 13th. "Lumbar Intraspinal Injection of Neural Stem Cells in Patients with ALS: Results of a Phase I Trial in 12 Patients" reports that one patient has shown improvement in his clinical status, even though researchers caution that the study...

2012-03-26 23:00:55

Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson have shown that patients who receive surgery less than 24 hours after a traumatic cervical spine injury suffer less neural tissue destruction and improved clinical outcomes. The results of their study, the Surgical Timing in Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study (STASCIS) are available in PLoS One. PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson have shown that patients who receive surgery less than 24 hours...

2012-03-14 09:49:14

Below are highlights of new research articles appearing in the March 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), as well as the full table of contents. Each news highlight, and listed title in the table of contents, includes a link to the study abstract. March 2012 JAAOS News Highlights Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) Provides Lessons in Treatment and Care The Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) is the first comprehensive...

2012-03-07 13:26:40

Researchers at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson have shown that patients who receive surgery less than 24 hours after a traumatic cervical spine injury suffer less neural tissue destruction and improved clinical outcomes. The results of their study, the Surgical Timing in Acute Spinal Cord Injury Study (STASCIS) are available in PLoS One. "This practice-changing study is the first to show that the timing of surgery after traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) matters," says Alexander...

2012-02-13 12:05:52

The use of epidural steroid injections may be a more efficient treatment option for lumbar disc herniations, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in San Francisco. "Our study showed an 89% success rate in athletes returning to play after suffering an injury during practice or a game," commented lead author Aaron J. Krych, MD, from the Mayo Clinic's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. "These injections are a safe...

2012-01-20 18:00:00

Considering surgery? Learn First from Nationally Recognized Medical Expert on Endoscopic Spine Surgery for pain relief. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Atlantic Spinal Care, a national leader in endoscopic spine surgery, announces that they will be hosting a free seminar on diagnosing and treating back and neck pain on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 10am at the Advanced Spine Surgery Center, 855 Lehigh Avenue, Union, New Jersey 07083. Seating is limited so call (877) 272-4535 to register...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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